The 'crime gene' (or put another way, genetic vulnerability) seems to raise issues about the aims of punishment. Do we aim to give offenders what they deserve, or do we just care about protecting the community?
Senior researcher at Macquarie University’s Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics
Allan McCay is a senior researcher at Macquarie University’s Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics. He also teaches at the University of Sydney’s Law School, and Foundation Program.
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